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. >> at the katherine ferguson academy in detroit, the soul of the school, andrews has created a loving environment not just for her students but also for their babies. >> last year she was in the infant room, now she's in the junior toddler room. everything they teach the kids in there is great. >> one of four high schools in the u.s. designated exclusively for high school mothers. with 220 students, the academy, which caters to pregnant teens and teen moms wasn't always like this. 26 years ago, principal andrews housed babies in a crib in her office. >> it was a little program that was hidden, nobody knew about it. >> reporter: as the demand increased, andrews saw the importance of creating an environment supportive of teen moms, but also gave their babies a head start. >> what do the moms get coming to this school they wouldn't get in another school? >> they get a staff that is focused on them. that is not mad about them being pregnant or parenting, who celebrate the fact that even though they're pregnant and parenting, they're still in school and they're participating in making a life for thems
environment it's good to get distracted and do something. >> how about doing your job? >> your boss is gonna love this. there is an idea, a concept. hurry up, got to go. >> this is a really fun one, it has a spa-like effect, make your own luminary, balloons filled with water. you dip it into a pot of hot wax over time. look what you get. >> that's cool. really cool. finally, something that saves the segment. good. >> thank you, danny. >> we love him. he's a sweetheart. congratulations on your tenth book, buddy. hope your house is okay when you get home, too. sara is back with a tour of some of new york's most hauntest haunts. >> wait until you see what she scares up. >> first this is "today" on nbc. >>> time for sara in the city, this time, a spirited trip downtown. >> hundreds of year, rumored sightings of ghosts around new york city. we wanted to see for ourself, so we sent sara. >> lucky me. that's right. from a haunted house to a wine cellar full of spirits. there's a laundry list of spots in this city that are said to be inhabited by another force, and i got to check some of them out. m
can control your environment a bit when you've had rest. nobody has slept. no one has had any rest the last four days, or five now. even if you weren't damaged in the storm, you've been out helping your neighbors. every bone sort of aches. >> some people aren't able to sleep because of what's going on and that makes they're them more stressed. but when you're stressed, it can be difficult to sleep. because that's when you worry. time to go to sleep, suddenly every little thing comes into your head. you start worrying about it and that makes it tough to sleep. >> you have to break the cycle. we have a lot of negativity right now based on the reality that people have lost everything. some people have. >> people have. >> somebody has to break the cycle, family, support group, a friend has to step in and say let's talk about this. it's not just about the loss, but it's about the rebuilding. how do we start putting our lives back together again, so you go out of victim mode, which is totally understandable. >> but you can't stay there. >> now being much more of a victim. >> i met a fami
detail what he called the toxic environment at goldman, one that encouraged taking advantage of its clients. his book is now in stores. greg, good morning. thanks for coming on. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> in the book, you frame the leadership of goldman sachs as having made a choice between profit and reputation. when did they make that swing? >> as your viewers will know, earlier in the decade, there were a lot of things that were deregulated like complicated derivatives. it got to the point where banks saw they could make more money using their client information to bet for themselves as opposed to facilitating for a client business. ultimately by the time i left for firm, three quarters of the money was being made in the training business, as opposed to the original reason for wall street, which is helping companies raise money and merging. it's been a real revenue shift and also a behavior shift where taking advantage of clients has become the norm. >> what you write about are ethics issues, not really legal issues, per se. >> that's the great irony of the crisis.
create this kind of an environment then the child's memory is impacted with this and it makes them less cared going forward. >> gayle brings up a good point once the storm is past that's the scary part. that's where the wind and rain makes the house creak. if you're trapped indoors and have no power that's something else the kids need to under. >> let your kids know you'll be there for them. we're all together. this is a special time, something we'll always remember. you'll tell your kids about it. make it fun. >> call the neighbors. make it a community effort. >> actually if you go out anticipate help in the community afterwards with the clean up that also gives kids a wonderful feeling of having power, having ability to help and everybody feels good. that's a wonderful thing to do. >> gayle you said earlier families retook this as a family and sometimes parents don't understand the stress that even they are feeling. >> yes. >> so they are worried about their kids but they don't stop to take care of their own anxiety. >> like the airplane put our own oxygen mask on first. that's so imp
everybody's talking about, up to 60 miles an hour, the crews cannot operate in those kind environments. they can't put the booms up and start making repairs in those kind of conditions. but like you said here at the montgomery county fairgrounds, i want to show you how prepared pepco is attempting to be for these mass power outages that we've been talking about all morning. last week, they put out a mutual assistance call for power companies around the region. you can see, an astonishing amount of power trucks and crews here that have come to aid pepco when we do get power outages. crews from arkansas, crews from north carolina, also alabama, power companies sending many crews as well as some of their communication centers. they have satellites. so they set some mobile command centers up as well. a lot of power companies throughout our region have sent crews out to assist us once sandy does, in fact, calm down. last time we checked, it was about 400 independent contractors on top of these crews. so this is quite the turnout we're having. just a quick fact, we got here about 3:30 this m
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